Eric Close

Actor
A blue-eyed, light brown-haired, sweetly-good looking young male lead of mostly TV projects in the 1990s, Eric Close appeared as Sawyer Walker in the waning days of the NBC soap opera "Santa Barbara", then played Chad ... Read more »
Born: 05/23/1967 in Staten Island, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (32)

American Sniper 2014 (Movie)

DIA Agent Snead (Actor)

Chaos 1997 - 1999, 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Major Dad 1991 - 1992, 1997 - 1999, 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nashville 1997 - 1999, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sisters 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 1999, 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Suits 2011 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Criminal Minds 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Without A Trace 2007 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Inside Steven Spielberg Presents: Taken 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Steven Spielberg Presents: Taken 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Now and Again 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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The Magnificent Seven 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

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The Sky Is Falling 1998 (Movie)

Mike (Actor)

Dark Skies 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Long Island Fever 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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McKenna 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Santa Barbara 1983 - 1993 (TV Show)

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American Me 1992 (Movie)

Juvie Hall Attacker (Actor)

The 19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

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Safe House 1991 (Movie)

(Actor)

Follow the Stars Home (TV Show)

Actor

Keeping Secrets (TV Show)

Actor

Seven Deadly Sins (TV Show)

Actor

Taking Liberty (TV Show)

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The Stranger Beside Me (TV Show)

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Unanswered Prayers (TV Show)

Actor

Without Consent (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A blue-eyed, light brown-haired, sweetly-good looking young male lead of mostly TV projects in the 1990s, Eric Close appeared as Sawyer Walker in the waning days of the NBC soap opera "Santa Barbara", then played Chad Everett's industrious son in the short-lived 1994 ABC series "McKenna". By 1996, Close was starring in the NBC series "Dark Skies" as the male half of a couple on the run from aliens who pass through the events of the 60s.

Relationships

Keri Close

Wife
born c. 1969 married c. 1994

Frederick Close

Father
born c. 1939

Eva Close

Mother
born c. 1943

Katie Close

Daughter
born in November 1998

Chris Close

Brother
born c. 1972

Randy Close

Brother
born c. 1970

EDUCATION

Instituto Internacional

Madrid
studied there while at USC

University of Southern California

Los Angeles , California 1989

Milestones

2002

Co-starred in the television drama "Without A Trace"

1998

Was part of the ensemble of the CBS drama "The Magnificent Seven"

1996

Starred in NBC series "Dark Skies"

1995

Had recurring role on "Sisters" (NBC)

1994

Was regular on short-lived "McKenna" series (ABC)

1992

Made feature film debut in "American Me"

1992

Appeared as regular on NBC soap opera "Santa Barbara"

1991

Made episodic TV debut in "McGyver"

1991

TV-movie debut, "Keeping Secrets"

Had starring role in "Now and Again", a fall CBS drama series

Moved with family San Diego, CA at age seven

Appeared in local theatrical productions while growing up in San Diego

Caught eye of agent while appearing in Los Angeles theatre production of "Rat Songs"

Bonus Trivia

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Close is one of the founders of Dreammakers, a Los Angeles-based non-profit group which takes disadvantaged youths on adventure trips.

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